Scenes from OFF THE BEATEN PATH Colorado.
Summertime at Kolob Terrace
In the high country near Zion National Park, you can escape the sweltering heat below at Kolob Terrace. Monsoonal moisture is now starting to enter Southern Utah yielding more relief and some refreshing greenery. That’s where I went yesterday. Eighty degrees is much more bearable than 105 degrees.
Southern Utah Winter Scenes
The heavy snow last week turned rural Southern Utah into a winter wonderland.
The Hills Are Alive With The Color Of Green
That drought that caused brush fires in California that I highlighted earlier this week, is now a recent memory. California gets rain in the winter and the hills get green, but this winter , they are green green. These hills are east of Paso Robles, on the way to the San Joaquin Valley. …
Up On Kolob Terrace
In the high country of Southern Utah exist acres and acres of forests and pastures. Yesterday was a good day to beat the high heat (100 degrees F) at the lower elevations and garner some good photos from here and at Cedar Breaks National Monument(Pics to follow).
Along Highway 46 in Central California are fields of mostly flowering yellow Mustard Grass. Winter rains have forced a beautiful blossom. More wildflower images along the Pacific Ocean and the orange hills near Tehachapi will follow soon.
The Plight Of California’s Almonds
As you all know, California is in a midst of an acute drought. This affects all Californians and its prized almond industry. Also coming into play is the honey bee which have been dwindling in numbers not only in California, but the whole country. Almond growers need the honey bees to pollinate their flowers. According…
Not So Foggy Agriculture
More pics from California’s vast farm country.
California’s Highway 46
Highway 46 starts in California’s fertile San Joaquin Valley and ends just south of Cambria on the Pacific Ocean Coastline. It is somewhat famous for being the road that James Dean reached a dead end with his Porsche in 1955. There is a James Dean Memorial Junction at the intersection of Hwy 46 and 41.…